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Bret Victor
media for exploring the unexplainable
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Bret Victor Oct 19
(jaynes did do a lot of really interesting physics work as well, especially his push for semiclassical ("neoclassical") theories, e.g. )
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Bret Victor Oct 16
Replying to @rsnous
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Bret Victor Oct 16
electrons will never go out of style
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Bret Victor Oct 15
Replying to @nicklovescode @rsnous
Dynamicland is about incubating the "future" of person-to-person communication and systemic literacy. Since the Dynabook, computation has merely been means to that end. See e.g.
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Bret Victor Oct 11
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Bret Victor Oct 11
Replying to @maeool @observablehq
not that I know of, but you should take a look at
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Bret Victor Oct 9
Paul Hawken's new book+website is a good place to start:
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Bret Victor Oct 8
Replying to @bmogilefsky
Some of the specific companies and projects I mention have come and gone, but I think the general areas are still relevant. I'd suggest contacting the people involved with projects that seem interesting (even if inactive), chat with them, and chase interesting leads. Thanks!
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Bret Victor Oct 8
on lifestyle inconveniences
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Jordan Jakubovitz Oct 8
In light of today's IPCC report, seems like a good time to re-up 's "What can a technologist do about climate change?"
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Bret Victor Oct 3
my two favorite places to hang out
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Bret Victor Oct 3
Replying to @rsnous
unless you're John Tukey
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Bret Victor Sep 28
Replying to @ncasenmare
you might find helpful -- it's a pretty remarkable site that reproduces a lot of relevant books, articles, speeches, etc. (including all of People's History: )
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Bret Victor Sep 27
Replying to @ncasenmare
you'll probably want to look through Howard Zinn's biblio, and I would check out Ralph Nader's and Noam Chomsky's as well. (They're all a bit intimidatingly prolific.)
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Bret Victor Sep 27
Replying to @sam_d_hand @Foone
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Bret Victor Sep 19
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Bret Victor Sep 16
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Bret Victor Sep 14
1953, Charlie Townes invents the maser (precursor to the laser), then takes a sabbatical to consider doing something useful instead
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Bret Victor Sep 11
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Bret Victor Sep 8
Replying to @jf @rsnous
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